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Architecture students contribute innovative design ideas for the world’s first 3-D-printed building.

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Our researchers and scholars pursue hows and whys; their discoveries impact how we live, work and understand our world.

Our world-renowned partnerships with Oak Ridge National Laboratory make East Tennessee a hub for solving pressing global problems.

The life of our university is colored by creative cultural activities and research: by literature, art, music, film, and every variety of performance.

These multi-media profiles give an up-close and personal look at our top scholars as they discuss impacts and outcomes of their research projects.

Our areas of expertise reflect world-class research and creative activity that elevate our students and advance the frontiers of knowledge.

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Guide Glass

Engineering intelligent “eyes” to aid those without sight.

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Art on the Edge

An undergraduate sculptor infuses his work with a touch of perpetual anxiety.

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Transformable Race

Early American writers dealt with racial identity from a different perspective.

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A Different Spin

Exploiting magnetic properties to create the next generation of computer chips.

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Looking for Action

Keeping a finger on society’s pulse as potential environmental threats loom on the horizon.

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Curing Efficiency Deficiency

A nontraditional laboratory delivers data to reshape industry.

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Getting Under Your Skin

Cells programmed to glow provide an early warning system for biological conditions.

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